On any given day at U.S. Submergent Technologies (USST), crews mobilizing Class 8 (any vehicle over 33,000 lbs.) commercial vehicles equipped with specialized cleaning equipment, depart from our operations hub in Orlando Florida. Their destinations are wastewater treatment facilities and critical wet infrastructure all over Florida and parts of the Southeast. Their purpose is clear; to safely restore the capacity … Read More
USST Crew Responds to Changed Conditions Adeptly In rural Northeast Florida, a municipal wastewater treatment plant operating at .4 MGD was reaching critical capacity loss with their surge tank. This large multi-chamber tank, which is essential to the overall health and functionality of daily operations at the plant, required cleaning. U.S. Submergent Technologies (USST) was called in to assess the … Read More
Florida Sand and Grit Grant Program Covers Restoration Costs PROBLEM: Two oxidation ditches at two wastewater treatment plants serving the City of Mount Dora were due for cleaning, having accumulated a significant amount of sand, grit, and debris over 15-years. This loss of capacity was increasing energy costs and reducing efficiency at these treatment plants. U.S. Submergent Technologies’ (USST) knowledgeable … Read More
USST’s Crew Navigates Tight Spaces and Difficult Access A municipal wastewater treatment plant in Central Florida required regular maintenance on their aeration basin, digester, and headworks to remove built-up sludge, sand, grit, and rag material. U.S. Submergent Technologies (USST) was called in to tackle the job using our powerful and versatile Combination3® Truck and knowledgeable crew. “This was our third time … Read More
Florida Sand and Grit Grant Program Aides in Restoration Costs PROBLEM: An oxidation ditch at the Lake Wales Wastewater Treatment Plant had accumulated over the course of a few years a large amount of sand and grit material. This accrued material was causing a loss of capacity, a decrease in flow, and the plant was not functioning efficiently. The facility’s … Read More
A Hazardous Challenge Met by USST Crews and Equipment In an urban area of Central Florida, two wet wells had filled up rapidly with rag, FOG, and sand and grit material. These structures serve as master lift stations for a city, (commercial and residential areas) keeping wastewater moving 52 feet below grade to the wastewater treatment facility. U.S. Submergent Technologies’ … Read More
Florida Service Group is cleaning a wastewater treatment plant in Nassau Beach, FL.
Treatment Plant Operator recently published an article featuring our Combination³® trucks and capabilities. Click the image below to read about our new Model 934 Truck!
U.S. Submergent Technologies introduces a powerful new combination truck that overcomes the limitations of regular vacuum technology. The PAT 360HD Combination³ truck can remove sand and grit in submerged conditions and while the plant remains online.